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Multilingual Panel presentation at DrupalCon Paris by myself (Doug Green), Zohar Stolar, and Damien Tournoud

Multilingual Panel presentation at DrupalCon Paris by myself (Doug Green), Zohar Stolar, and Damien Tournoud

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    DrupalCon Paris Muiltilingual Panel DrupalCon Paris Muiltilingual Panel Presentation Transcript

    • DrupalCon Paris Multilingual Panel Projets Multilingues, multilingual internationalized projects too! Yes, I know everything is spelled wrong :) that's kinda the point
    • Multilingual Panel - Join Presentation This is a Google presentation   Join us now:  http://tinyurl.com/nvcxk5   Then click "View Together"    
    • Multilingual Panel - Overview
      • Our Plan
        • Panel Discussion, please think of questions
        • Three short presentations
        • Geared towards site builders
        • Real World experience on building multilingual sites
        • Questions and Answers
      • What We'll cover in the presentations
        • Decision points, things you should think about
        • Drupal 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
        • Localization
        • Translating Content, Taxonomies, and Menus
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    • Multilingual Panel - Doug Green
      • How to contact me:
        • [email_address]
        • d.o douggreen
        • twitter dougjgreen
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      • Where I work
        • partner with CivicActions, DrupalCon sponsor
        • www.civicactions.com
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      • Credentials
        • lots of Drupal contributions, mostly coder and search 
        • spent the last year working on a multilingual site
        • CivicActions also did Amnesty International and Drupal 6.x i18n contrib work for Sony
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    • Multilingual Panel - Doug's Points
      • Drupal 5.x
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      • t()
        • string registration or gettext.php
        • !@ instructions to translators
        • use php input format views/panels
        • use php input for cck options
      • be prepared to patch contrib module, especially in 5.x
        • missing t()'s
        • might not of translated content, i.e., panels titles in 5.x
        • 6.x is better ... partially due to work for Sony
        • another example, hierarchical_select
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    • Multilingual Panel - Doug's Points
      • Taxonomies
        • locale
        • i18nsync
      • i18nsync
        • Drupal 5.x "experimental", Drupal 6.x "standard"
        • Taxonomies
        • Images
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    • Multilingual Panel - Doug's Points
      • Organic Groups
        • each og group is a translated node
        • causes problems that content uploaded to one og not accessible on other ogs
        • solution, hack using nodeapi to reattach stuff to "default" language node
        • but then requires all sorts of other hacks to display things right 
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      • Show rareplanet.org (time permitting) and point out problems
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    • Multilingual Panel - Zohar Stolar
      • How to contact me:
        • [email_address]
        • d.o. z.stolar
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      • Where I work
        • owner of Linnovate (linnovate.net)
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      • Credentials
        • Lead teams building several multilingual sites
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    • Multilingual Panel - Zohar's Points
      • " English is a kind of Arabic "   (My 4 years old daughter).
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        • In Drupal there's one language to rule them all, and the rest of them are only more of the same. 
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        • The ease of building multilingual sites, without really knowing the language. 
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        • Taxonomies and i18nsync - Doug covered some of this
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        • Cultural issues
        • Drupal 6.x: added translation to core.
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    • Multilingual Panel - Zohar's Points
        • Themed graphics - by using naming convention, we can present localized graphics
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        • Translation 404: http://drupal.org/project/translation404 
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          • Alters core's language switcher to always show a language switcher, even if a translation is not present. 
          • On the destination page, you get a 404 page with a list of actions in all enabled languages: [translate the content / go back / go to language home] (hookable)
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    • Multilingual Panel - Damien Tournoud
      • How to contact me:
        • [email_address]
        • d.o Damien Tournoud
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      • Where I work
        • af83, DrupalCon sponsor, www.af83.com
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      • Credentials
        • conference organizer
        • Drupal 7.x contributions
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    • Multilingual Panel - Damien's Points
      • Drupal 7.x: some nice improvements to the multilingual support.
        • Refactored interface-text translation UI.
        • Translation contexts
        • Translatable fields from translation duplication to translation in place
          • One of Dries' code freeze exceptions
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      • http://drupal.org/node/282191 (TF#1: Allow different interface language for the same path)
      • http://drupal.org/node/565480 (TF#2: Multilingual field handling)
      • http://drupal.org/node/557292 (TF#3: Convert node titles to fields)
      • http://drupal.org/node/539110 (TF#4: Translatable fields UI)
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    • Multilingual Panel - Q&A
      • Questions & Answers
      • http://tinyurl.com/nvcxk5